New Year’s Resolution – Get your sleep sorted!

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Can’t sleep? Make this your NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION and get it sorted once and for all.

By Jane Wrigglesworth, Certified Sleep Science Coach

Over the past 10 years that I’ve been studying sleep, there’s one thing that I know for sure. Everyone reacts to formulas, solutions and techniques differently. What might affect one person’s sleep may have no influence whatsoever on another. That’s particularly so when talking about herbs.

One question I get asked all the time is, “Which herb can I take for sleep?”

That’s a hard question to answer – one herb does not fit all. In fact, they might not work at all. It depends on the person and the reason WHY they can’t sleep in the first place. Are they stressed? Are they depressed? Will their minds refuse to switch off? Are they low in melatonin? Are they low in magnesium? Are they low in other nutrients? Are their hormones out of balance? Are their adrenal glands or liver performing under par? Are they going through menopause – or for me, andropause?

Depending on what’s going on, each individual person will utilise a particular herb or herb combination differently depending on their own particular situation. The same goes for vitamins and minerals.

For years I had not been able to sleep well. I took everything under the sun that claimed to be a good sleep remedy. Valerian, hops, chamomile, etc. Valerian had the opposite effect on me. It took me a while to realise that the wired effect that I was experiencing at bedtime (like I’d just drunk 10 cups of coffee) was due to the valerian I just took. When I stopped taking it, the wired effect stopped too.

I took tart cherry tablets, but they didn’t help either.

I tried lavender. Nothing. I tried kava (in tablet form). This definitely had a relaxing effect on me but it didn’t help me sleep (nonetheless, this is a very good herb for stress).

I even tried drinking milk before bed, but nada (incidentally, this CAN work but you need to take your milk (or protein) with carbohydrates (protein that is high in tryptophan (which converts to serotonin – your feel good hormone – which in turn converts to melatonin – your sleep hormone) won’t turn into serotonin without carbs, which is why people on protein-only diets can’t sleep!).

I then studied sleep science and became a Certified Sleep Science Coach.

With a change of habits, adding certain foods to my diet that promote sleep, and taking particular nutrients that also promote sleep, I now sleep brilliantly well! I’m a changed person. I have energy. I no longer have brain fog. I can concentrate much better. I’m not stressed. And let me say this again – I have ENERGY!

But it was a long, hard slog finding out what worked and what didn’t. If you don’t change certain daily habits (for instance, a good night’s sleep begins the moment you get up in the morning), nothing is going to help you get sufficient sleep at night. You need to change certain habits (no, they are not hard), you need to add in certain foods (kind of like a sleep diet), and you need to change your thought processes regarding sleep. None of which is hard to do.

And I have the tools to help you. I give regular sleep workshops and the feedback has been amazing.

“Excellent, very informative, useable info straight away.” – Trish, Wellbeing Massage for Women (

“Very informative and helpful. Real, practical solutions.” – Caprice.

“Well worth coming.” – Jan.  

At those workshops we determine why people can’t sleep in the first place, then give them the tools to help them sleep.

It might be as simple as a nutrient deficiency for you, or it may be a matter of imbalanced hormones. Just taking your C and B vitamins can help when stressed (these are fast depleted when stressed).

For example, some of the B vitamins are effective at helping you get a good night’s sleep.

Vitamin B3 (niacin): This vitamin plays a vital role in keeping tryptophan ( a sleep inducing amino acid) at the required level. It helps you to fall asleep more easily and lowers the likelihood of restlessness during the night.

Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid): is a stress reducer and a lack of B5 can result in constant wakefulness and resultant tiredness.

Vitamin B6 can help raise serotonin levels which is a precursor to melatonin (your sleep hormone), which is beneficial for inducing sleep. B6 also aids magnesium absorption.

Vitamin B9 (folic acid): a deficiency can result in insomnia.

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin): helps you to fall asleep and regulates the circadian rhythm or sleep pattern. It plays a crucial role in the production of melatonin. It’s worth noting too that Vitamin B9 improves in effectiveness when taken alongside B12.

I can help you determine if you are lacking in any of these B (or other) vitamins. (Although a lack of vitamins and minerals is just a small part of why people can’t sleep.)

For those who can’t make the workshops, I’m offering an online programme instead. Here’s what you will learn:

  • How to achieve uninterrupted, deep sleep
  • How your morning routine sets you up for a good night’s sleep
  • The most important nutrients to achieve deep sleep
  • Why hormones wreak havoc with women’s sleep and what to do about it
  • Stress Management – how to lower your stress to promote better sleep

This is a 28-day programme (though you should start getting results straight away) that includes:

  • 45-minute initial Skype consultation with me – a certified sleep science coach (Skype is great for those out of town or overseas)
  • Detection of how your liver, adrenal glands and hormones are functioning
  • Tailored sleep plan
  • Sleep scheduling and goal setting
  • Comprehensive ebook: 7 Practical Steps to Get a Good Night’s Sleep
  • Nutrition and supplement advice (best supplements for sleep)
  • 28-day nutritional plan – foods for a better sleep (4 weeks’ worth of quick and easy, family-friendly, healthy recipes with shopping list – breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus snacks)
  • Audio: Progressive muscle relaxation
  • Audio: Relaxed breathing exercise (diaphragmatic breathing)
  • Audio: Peaceful place exercise

To celebrate the launch of this programme, I’m offering a MASSIVE one-off discount if you buy before 5th January 2018. I most definitely WON’T be offering it for this price again.

This programme will normally cost $139.


New Year’s Special just $39!!! (If you buy before 5th January 2018)

Initial consultation can be booked at a time that suits you.

Price: $39.00

GIFT: You can also gift the Sleep Well Programme to someone else. Email me after purchasing and give me the details of the recipient and I will send them a gift voucher.

** Email me if you prefer to pay directly into a bank account.

Jane Wrigglesworth is a Certified Sleep Science Coach.SaveSave

















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  1. This sounds like it could work i have had difficulty in sleeping since the 60’s so perhaps you can work your magic

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